Monument record LKH 067 - Joist Fen (Un)

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Summary

`The plough had turned up the bones of a human skeleton in the black peat a few yards to the W of the island.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 6940 8557 (460m by 94m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TL68NE
Civil Parish LAKENHEATH, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

`The plough had turned up the bones of a human skeleton in the black peat a few yards to the W of the island. Mr D R Brothwell considered they represented a single male about twenty-five years of age' (S1). Further information in G Briscoe archive?
For further human skull, pedestal jar and IA coin to S, see LKH 025. Also Mes, Neo, Ba, IA.

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <S1> (No record type): Briscoe G, `Icenian coin finds in Lakenheath, Suffolk', PCAS, 56, 1964, 124.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file: copy (S1).
  • <M2> (No record type): G Briscoe archive:.

Finds (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Feb 25 2010 5:55PM

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